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Items Tagged with 'pesticides'

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Report: Ag commissioners should recommend more pesticide alternatives

A new report charges that county ag commissioners throughout California are issuing too many permits for “toxic pesticides” and should encourage more alternative treatments to protect the state’s high-value specialty crops. But critics are firing back, suggesting that the authors ignored key components of the way pesticides are regulated and approved.


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PRIA clears House by unanimous vote

The House of Representatives has joined the Senate in reauthorizing the Pesticide Registration Improvement Act, often called PRIA 4 because it’s the fourth iteration of legislation that helps fund EPA’s pesticide program through registration and maintenance fees.
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